On the Horizon: Volume 13 Issue 4


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The ecology of the academy

Tom P. Abeles

The increasing ability to move knowledge across political and geological borders changes the nature and function of a university in much the same way that unique biological niches


Universities without “quality” and quality without “universities”

Jim Dator

To review what “quality” meant to universities historically and might mean in the future.


All that knowledge, and so what? Scholarship in the digital university

Boria Sax

To ascertain how scholarship will be impacted by digital media.


Serendipity or strategy? An investigation into entrepreneurial transnational higher education and risk management

Peter Shanahan, Jenny McParlane

To provide a past, current and future perspective of transnational higher education for academics and managers engaged in this area of education provision, to heighten awareness


The MBA is dead – part 1: God save the MBA!

Eddie Blass, Pauline Weight

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is becoming increasingly publicly criticised by the likes of Mintzberg and other management writers. Much of their criticism is based


The MBA is dead – part 2: long live the MBL!

Eddie Blass, Pauline Weight

Building on part 1 of this series, this paper aims to look at alternative ways in which business schools can develop the future managers and leaders needed by organisations. It

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